Astrological forecast for May 2023

Pluto begins its retrograde motion in the sign of Aquarius on May 1

Pluto will retrograde until October 11, 2023.

During the period of its forward movement, Pluto will come back to the sign of Capricorn, where it will stay until January 21, 2024.

In Aquarius, Pluto brings our attention to the spirit of freedom, independence, and the ability to catch brand-new ideas and implement them with a group of like-minded people.

Here, Pluto unites people into new organisations, parties, unions, or associations.

It gives us an opportunity to have a new look at our lives and become a conductor of higher ideas without losing our responsibility, stability, and self-discipline.

Pluto will stay in Aquarius until June 11, then it will be back in Capricorn. Such a reciprocating movement of Pluto will combine the rules of the two planets, Uranus and Saturn, and set up our ability to show responsibility and a structural approach and discipline when implementing brand-new projects.

The Full Moon and Eclipse on May 5

At the time of the Full Moon, the Moon will be in Scorpio, and the Sun will be in Taurus.

At the same, a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will occur.

In the East, this Full Moon is called Vesak festival. It commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha. The Buddha teaches: ...Give up your desire, but not before it has consumed itself

The main theme of this Full Moon is working with our desires and their identification and recognition.

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Venus transits into the sign of Cancer on May 7

Venus in Cancer is sensitive, deep, vulnerable, and tender.

This period is good for improving your house, creating cosy vibes, and paying attention to family and friends.

During the period of such a Venus, it is better to be at home and among relatives more often. An interest in history, homeland, and family may awaken.

At this time, there may appear a desire to dip into nostalgic feelings, become more sentimental, and immerse yourself in your feelings.

With such a Venus, it is good to have gatherings or meetings at home and spend time in a cosy atmosphere with friends and family.

Mercury ends its retrograde motion in Taurus on May 15

When Mercury ends its retrograde motion, it makes it possible for us to start from scratch.

We can begin new training, new business, go on trips, solve problems with documents, negotiate, and look for new clients.

At the same time, Mercury in Taurus gives us a practical mind, a more realistic view of things, and a long memory. It allows us to make long and reliable contacts. It also brings some slowness in thinking and does not contribute to quick decision-making.

Jupiter transits into the sign of Taurus on May 16

Jupiter in Taurus gives us a more practical approach to life and makes us more good-natured and kind-hearted.

It increases our tendency to hoard. It spikes our interest in financial deals and investments. It will bring seriousness and thoroughness to our overall approach to life.

During the period of such a Jupiter, there will be a good opportunity to buy land, begin construction, or increase our financial well-being.

The New Moon in Taurus on May 19

Taurus, a rigid earth sign, brings our focus to stability, solidity, and reliability.

Here, we learn to direct our desires to something unshakable, has unbreakable foundations, and does not crumble under the influence of time.

Taurus helps us to see our desires, their strength, and the need for their implementation.

This New Moon gives us a good connection between our conscious and subconscious parts and makes it possible to tune in to a higher perception of the surrounding reality.

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Mars transits into the sign of Leo on May 20

Here, Mars gives us strength, pressure, bravery, determination, courage, and will. But at the same time, it increases our pride, selfishness, and arrogance.

Mars in Leo may bring a tendency to chivalrous behaviour and acts. It strengthens our desire to become a leader, increases our organisational skills, and helps to manage processes and achieve your goals.

At this time it is good to promote our position, talent, brand, or idea. It would be good to gather a team or organise competitions.

The Sun transits into the sign of Gemini on May 21

The Sun in Gemini increases our sociability, the ability to establish new contacts, and our interest in new things.

The desire to communicate, establish new contacts, go on a trip, do commerce, or start a new training will increase.

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